Our 12 Favorite HealthBeat Articles of 2016

Monday, December 26th, 2016

We’re rounding up a few of our favorite HealthBeat articles of 2016.

This year, we caught up with Marc Andre Fleury’s family, learned the latest buzz on bee pollen products, and asked if copper Moscow mule mugs are really good for your health.

We took an in-depth look at the Zika virus, offered up a few tips on choosing the right PCP, and met Nathan Copeland, the first human to experience the sensation of touch via a robotic arm. View the gallery below for our top-12 health finds of the year.

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A $14 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. UPMC provides nearly $900 million a year in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 65,000 employees, more than 25 hospitals, 600 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a 3.2 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical and behavioral health services insurer in western Pennsylvania. Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC ranks No. 12 Read More